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City of Hawarden, Economic/Community Development Director, Hawarden, IA


City of Hawarden is looking for the right individual to join our community as the Economic and Community Development Director. The Economic and Community Development Director is selff motivated through Curiosity with a passion driven by an unquenchable desire to grow a community. 


Strong desire to succeed in helping grow a community. Experience in the management of community and economic development programs. Related training in the area of economic and community development. Experience with supervision of employees or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of economic development finance, business credit analysis and real estate finance. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, government officials and the general public. Ability to manage a multitude of tasks simultaneously. Complete job description can be found at

Job Type:
Hawarden, Iowa

Compensation is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Health insurance, paid vacation and holidays as well as Iowa Public Employees Retirement benefit. 

Bachelors degree preferred but not required, we will consider education and work experience.
How to Apply:

Please send complete resume to City of Hawarden, Attn: City Administrator, 1150 Central Avenue, Hawarden, Iowa 51023 or email at 

Date Posted:
Michael DeBruin, City Administrator
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